Treating Addiction and Depression
Treating Addiction and Depression

Dual Diagnosis: Treating Addiction and Depression Addiction is a growing threat that destroys lives and causes a range of problems nobody can ignore. If we want to address the issue…

What To Do When Your Person is Addicted
What To Do When Your Person is Addicted

What To Do When "Your Person" is Addicted Having a friend or family member struggle with addiction is never easy, but it's especially difficult when the affected person is very…

Switzerland's Approach to the Heroin Epidemic
Switzerland's Approach to the Heroin Epidemic

Switzerland's Approach to Their Heroin Problem As a dangerous problem that has taken many lives, the heroin epidemic continues to spiral out of control in the United States. Headlines of…

Can Opioids Cause Pain?
Can Opioids Cause Pain?

Can Opioids Make Pain Worse? Most people know that opioids are powerful and addictive painkillers that doctors use to treat severe pain after an injury or surgery. Those suffering from…

Social Support in Addiction Treatment and Recovery
Social Support in Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Importance of Social Support in Addiction Treatment and Recovery Addiction is an isolating and alienating experience. When a person is addicted, his or her priorities change. Getting the next fix…

Living With an Alcoholic
Living With an Alcoholic

Life With an Alcoholic Living with an alcoholic can be difficult and if you want to make the most of a bad situation, learning to take the right steps is…

Opioid Use in College Students
Opioid Use in College Students

Opioid Use in College Students College has long been associated with experimentation and partying, and college campuses are no stranger to drug use. However, the popularity of opioids has given…

Traits of High-Functioning Addiction
Traits of High-Functioning Addiction

Traits of the High-Functioning Addict While most people know the signs of addiction and can spot them with enough time, a person with high-functioning addiction can go through life undetected…

Sobriety and Parenting in 2018 and Beyond
Sobriety and Parenting in 2018 and Beyond

Sobriety and Parenting It’s hard and sometimes messy to be a parent. It’s even harder to parent while sober. The media, blogs and even books tout the wonders of alcohol…

Effects of the Opioid Crisis on Work Force
Effects of the Opioid Crisis on Work Force

Side Effects of the Opioid Crisis Expand: 20% Decrease in Male Work Force  The effects of drug addiction are far-reaching, impacting the lives not just of addicts and their families…